SAFARI SIGHTINGS 1-7 MAY ’22

Big 5 safari sightings for the week of  1-7 May ’22

 

Sunday 1 May 2022

 

  • 1 Leopardess (Faka-nchovela) feeding on an impala near Cement Pipe Road
  • 2 Lionesses with 1 Male (Masungulu) and 11 cubs resting near Xikulu Dam
  • 18+ Elephants feeding near Chavaluthu Road
  • 1 Buffalo Bull feeding near Marula Road
  • 2 White Rhino drinking from Nyari Dam
  • 1 White Rhino bull feeding near Pondoro Main
  • 4 Lions (Kudyela Pride) resting near Pondoro main
  • 60+ Buffalo feeding near Olifant Tranken Weg
  • 15+ Elephants heading South from Huppel Weg

 

 

Monday 2 May 2022

 

  • 60+ Buffalo feeding near Breite Weg
  • 2 Elephant Bulls feeding near Mhisi Loop
  • 1 Male Lion (Masungulu Male) with 4 Lionesses (Kudyela Pride) and 11 cubs resting near Mhisi Looop
  • 15+ Elephants feeding near Venture Camp Road
  • 15+ Elephants drinking from Xikulu Dam
  • 2 White Rhino Bulls drinking from Deadend Dam

 

Tuesday 3 May 2022

 

  • 1 Leopardess (Nkanyi) moving South from Impalabos/Hearnes Cutline
  • 10+ Elephants feeding near Peter’s Rock
  • 2 White Rhino Bulls feeding on the Western side of Deadend dam
  • 1 Black Rhino feeding near Skornstein Weg
  • 6 Lion Cubs resting near mhisi Loop
  • 2 White Rhino drinking at Nyari Dam
  • 1 White Rhino Bull feeding near Mohlabetsi/Impalabos East Cutline
  • 1 Female Black Rhino with calf feeding near Mohlabetsi/GreenFire Cutline
  • 1 Spotted Hyena heading East from Pondoro Access Road
  • 7 Elephants drinking at Whiya Dam

 

Wednesday 4 May 2022

 

  • 20+ Elephants drinking from Xikulu Dam
  • 1 Elephant feeding near Mamba Road
  • 5 Lionesses (Kudyela Pride) with 1 Male (Masungulu Male) and 13 cubs resting near Mhisi Loop
  • 1 Lioness resting near Xikulu Dam
  • 7 Wild Dogs hunting around Ngala Dam
  • 60+ Buffalo feeding around Riaan’s Road
  • 20+ Elephants feeding near Huppel Weg
  • 2 White Rhino resting near Nyari Dam

 

 

 

Thursday 5 May 2022

 

  • 1 Male Lion (Masungulu Male) resting near Deadend Dam
  • 20+ Elephants feeding near Groeneboom
  • 2 Buffalo drinking from Nyari Dam
  • 15+ Elephants feeding near Pondoro Main
  • 4 White Rhino static near Siyabonga Main
  • 60+ Buffalo feeding near Breite Weg
  • 7 Wild Dogs feeding on an impala near Xipalatsi, with 6 Spotted Hyena in the area

 

Friday 6 May 2022

 

  • 3 Lionesses (Kudyela Pride) with 13 cubs resting near Mhisi Loop
  • 15+ Elephants feeding near Hamilton North
  • 20+ Elephants feeding near Xikulu Dam
  • 2 Black Rhino feeding near Mpfundla Road
  • 3 Spotted Hyena resting near Koert New Road
  • 30+ Elephants feeding near Hearnes/Impalabos cutline
  • 2 White Rhino resting near Nyari Dam
  • 2 White Rhino Bulls feeding near Bush Lodge Main
  • 15+ Elephants feeding near Deadend Dam

 

 

Saturday 7 May 2022

 

  • 8 Lion Cubs resting near Bush Lodge Main
  • 10+ Spotted Hyena heading North from Nkhoro Road
  • 1 Spotted Hyena heading East from Nyari Dam
  • 60+ Buffalo drinking from Xikulu Dam
  • 1 Female Leopard (Faka-Nchovela) heading North from Nkanka Road East
  • 11 Lion Cubs playing near Mhisi Loop
  • 15+ Elephants drinking from Whiya Dam

 

This was an exceptional week filled with unforgettable sightings whilst out on Safari!